Michael Maibach is a seasoned professional in global business diplomacy, advisor to civic organizations, and a supporter of good causes. While in college he was elected to the DeKalb County Board (Illinois), the first person elected to public office under 21 years of age in US history.
Center For the Electoral College Founder & Director. (2019 – Present)
James Wilson Institute JWI Managing Director & JWI Board of Trustees. (2015 – Present)
Heritage Foundation Senior Advisor for Executive Branch Relations. (2017)
Aspen Institute/21st Century Manufacturing Program Senior Fellow. (2012-2015)
EABC President & CEO of the European-American Business Council. Brought EABC out of bankruptcy, grew membership from 7 to 75 global companies. Opened EABC WDC and Brussels Offices. One testimony before the US Congress, one before the European Parliament. (2003-2012)
Siebel Systems Senior VP, Global Government Affairs. Opened Department, PAC & WDC Office. (2001)
Intel Corporation In 1983, established Intel’s Government Affairs Department while serving as assistant to Intel co-founder Dr. Robert Noyce, inventor of the integrated circuit. Worked closely with Intel’s first four CEOs – Dr. Noyce, Dr. Gordon Moore (Moore’s Law), Dr. Andy Grove (Time Man of the Year), and Dr. Craig Barrett. Opened Intel’s Washington, Brussels… and Beijing offices. Built a global team of 150+ Government Affairs professionals. Intel’s first Vice President of Global Government Affairs. Three Intel Individual Achievement Awards and one Departmental Award. Managed Intel PAC. Testified 18 times before the US Congress and once before the US EPA on behalf of Intel and various industry associations. (1983-01)
Caterpillar Tractor Co. Machine shop foreman. Government Affairs Manager (Illinois, California, Washington DC). Opened Caterpillar’s California Government Affairs Office in 1979. One Congressional testimony. (1976-83)
Industry Board Service/Past: American Electronics Association, European-American Business Council, Information Technology Industry Council, National Association of Manufacturers, BritishAmerican Business, California International Trade Association, RFID Technology Council, Alliance for the Protection of Software Innovation, Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies, Internet Roundtable Society, Economic Strategy Institute, California Council For International Trade, European Business Organization (first global Chairman), and the Optimos, Inc. Board of Advisors.
White House: President Bush’s National Advisory Committee on Semiconductors/Assistant to Comm. Member, Dr. Gordon Moore/Intel (1990-91). President Reagan’s Commission on Industrial Competitiveness/Assistant to Comm. Member Dr. Robert Noyce/Intel (1983-85).
US State Department: Member – Advisory Committee on International Communications & Information Policy (2012-16) & Member – Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (2005-11).
State & Local Government Service: Governor’s Fellow/Illinois Department of Local Government Affairs (1970-71), Elected Member/Dekalb County Board IL (1972-75), Illinois Legislative Fellow/Illinois State Senate (1975-76), Illinois Humanities Council/NEH Affiliate (1975-77), Board of Zoning Adjustment/Menlo Park CA (1985).
Civic Board Service/Current: Witherspoon Institute, Institute of World Politics, Washington Jefferson & Madison Institute, Faith & Law Institute, Thomas More Society of America, Foreign Policy Discussion Group, James Wilson Institute, ConSource, Center For the Electoral College, Caesar Rodney Institute, Germanna Foundation, Association of College Trustees & Alumni/FAR, Faulkner University/Center For Great Books & Human Flourishing, and The Society of Classical Poets.
Civic Board Service/Past: Peoria Jaycees (VP), World Affairs Council of Peoria (Chair), World Forum of San Jose (CA), World Affairs Council of Washington DC (Vice Chair), World Affairs Council of America, Ripon Society, Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress, Churchill Club (CA), Congressional Economic Leadership Institute, John Jay Institute, National Civic Art Society, Tocqueville Forum (Vice Chair)/Georgetown University.
Education: BA & MA: Northern Illinois University. BA: California State University. BS: American University. MA: Georgetown University, MA: Institute of World Politics. Currently enrolled: Ashland University American History & Government MA Program. Graduate Study: Sangamon State, Oxford (UK), Cambridge (UK), Universidad Ibero-Americana (Mexico), Institute for International Studies & Training (Japan).
Honors/Fellowships/Scholarships: National Honor Society/Bergan High School (1969), Heart of Illinois Fair Student Leadership Award (1969), Distinguished Student Award/Daughters of the American Revolution/Peoria Chapter (1969), “Mr. Bergan” Award/Bergan High School (1969), Pi Sigma Alpha/NIU (Political Science), Phi Alpha Theta/NIU (History), Omicron Delta Kappa/NIU (Leadership), Illinois State Legislative Scholarship/NIU (1969-73), Leslie A. Holmes Graduate Fellowship/Northern Illinois University (1973-74), Alternate Delegate/Republican National Convention (1976), Presidential Fellow/Center for the Study of the Presidency (1977-78), James Madison Fellow/Claremont Institute (2000-01), Samuel K. Gove Illinois State Legislative Intern Hall of Fame/University of Illinois (2011), Outstanding NIU Honors Program Alumni/Northern Illinois University (2012), Fellow/International Academy of Management (2017-Present), Member/Order of Saint John (2019 – Present).
Publications: Published 70+ essays (list available). Poetry on Facebook: “Poems of Michael Charles Maibach” and www.MaibachPoems.us.
University Teaching: Adjunct Professor: Institute of World Politics (2008-Present); Anglo-American College/Prague (2002-03); Busch School of Business/Catholic University (2019 – Present); Industrial College of the Armed Services (1996-2003).
Guest Lectures (51 Colleges & Institutes): Abigail Adams Institute – American University – Anglo-American University (Prague) – Ave Maria University – Bradley University – California State University/East Bay – Catholic University – Center For The Study of The Presidency – Clemson University – DeAnza College – Eureka College – Faulkner University – Foothill College – Fund For American Studies – George Mason University – Georgetown University – George Washington University – Golden Gate University – Grand Valley State University – Harvard University Kennedy School of Government – Hope College – Industrial College of the Armed Forces – Indiana University Southeast – Institute of World Politics – Johns Hopkins University – Menlo College – Monterey Institute for International Studies – National War College – Northern Illinois University – Northwestern University – Oxford University/St. Peter’s College – Patrick Henry College – Princeton University/James Madison Program – San Jose State University – Stanford University – State University of New York/New Paltz – University of Alaska – University of California/Berkeley – University of Denver – University of Florida – University of Illinois/Springfield – University of Michigan – US Military Academy at West Point – University of Santa Clara – University of Southern Maine – University of Wisconsin – Washington Jefferson Madison Institute – Washington College – Wayne State University – Westminster College – Witherspoon Institute.
World Affairs Council Speeches (32 Councils): Anchorage, Boston, Cleveland, Colorado Springs, Columbia SC
Denver, Desert CA, Golden CO, Grand Rapids, Hartford CT, Louisville, Milwaukee, Montana, Naples FL, Palm Beaches FL, Palm Springs, Peoria, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland ME, Portland OR, Rhode Island, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Fe, Springfield IL, Springfield MA, St. Louis, Ventura CA, Virginia Beach, Washington DC.
International Travel: 67 countries, 46 US states.